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The OBA/OJEN Competitive Mock Trials for High School Students

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ABOUT OJEN

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JUSTICE EDUCATION PROGRAMS

We run programs in community settings and with special audiences.

BOOK A COURTHOUSE VISIT

Bring your class or youth group to visit a courthouse and watch court.

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We can connect you with a legal expert who can talk to your audience.

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OJEN NEWS

Introducing the Kingston OJEN Committee

OJEN’s family of local committees is growing! In January, representatives from Kingston’s legal and education communities met to discuss ways they could provide enriched justice education experiences for local students and youth.  Home to Queen’s University Law School and an active legal community, Kingston is well situated to be an important support for OJEN’s justice […]

Indigenous Youth, Participate on Developing ‘Shield Your Rights’

We are looking for committed, capable and enthusiastic youth to help us direct and implement the next phase of the Indigenous Youth: Designing a Better Justice System project. (See our report on the first phase here.) How do I participate? We are excited to begin work to further design and test the mobile app and […]

FROM THE OJEN BLOG

Why You Should Give OJEN’s Charter Challenge a Try

Registration for the Spring 2019 Charter Challenge is open. The  Charter Challenge is Ontario’s only mock appeal competition for secondary schools. Each semester, OJEN releases a mock judicial decision in which complex Charter issues are raised on appeal. Students all over Ontario form teams and choose one side of the appeal to ‘represent.’ They research […]

Fun with Civil Law – Hansel & Gretel v. Wendy Witch

Civil Law can be a complex and important topic, and you might not expect it to be of great interest for 10 year old children.  Why then, are grade five students having so much fun learning about defamation law, civil trial procedure and roles in the justice system? The answer is OJEN’s Grade 5 Civil […]

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